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Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Top 10 Innovative Music Companies

Fast Company logo graphic from Music 3.0 blog
Fast Company Magazine recently announced what it considered to be the 50 most innovative companies of 2012. Along with those companies it also came up with a top 10 most innovative music companies.

There are a couple of old school companies and some new school companies, and even an artist. I don't know if I agree with their choices, although a few are definitely interesting. Here they are:

  1. Soundcloud - sound sharing platform
  2. Spotify - music streaming
  3. Pandora - personalized online radio
  4. Bjork - artist with world's first app album
  5. XL Recordings - indie label producing mainstream hits
  6. Mason Jar Music - innovative collaborative concert model
  7. Ticketmaster - ticketing giant 
  8. Bandcamp - direct to fan for musicians  
  9. The Echo Nest - open-source music identification  
  10. Turntable.fm - social music sharing
It's worth reading the article to see if you agree with their thinking in picking their top 10. Did they miss any?

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1 comment:

RJ | 2020k said...

I agree with most of these, but Ticketmaster? Really? I beg to differ.

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